COVID-19: Health sector providers

COVID-19 information and guidance for health sector providers.

In this section you’ll find information related to the type of care you provide. It will help you know what to do at the current alert level to ensure you protect against COVID-19 and prevent spread.

See what health and disability services are available at Alert Level 2.

Personal protective equipment

Find out about personal protective equipment (PPE) in health care. This section has information about the type of PPE you may need to use, and when you need to use it, as well as how to put it on and take it off correctly. There are also Frequently Asked Questions available.

People who are more at risk

COVID-19 is a viral disease that can affect your lungs and airways. Like the flu it can be spread from person to person. When a person who has COVID-19 coughs, sneezes or talks, they may spread droplets containing the virus.

Some people may be more at risk of COVID-19 infection such as people with underlying health conditions, and older people.

Read more about those at higher risk of COVID-19 infection.

Read more about COVID-19, the symptoms and how it is spread.

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